How to crochet many hearts

In this DROPS video we show how to crochet many hearts in the same row, that can be used in a blanket. Cast on a number of stitches divisible with 7 (+ 8) stitches with a main color.
You must read the explanation below to be able to follow this video properly.

We have cast on 28 LOOSE chain stitches (= 4 whole hearts) + 8 chain stitches = 36 chain stitches.
CROCHET INFO: The first treble crochet on the row is replaced by 3 chain stitches.

ROW 1: Work 1 treble crochet in the 4th chain stitch from needle. Work 1 treble crochet in each of the 33 next stitches = 34 treble crochets, change color (heart color 1) at the last pull through, cut thread and turn piece.

ROW 2: (heart row): Work 3 chain stitches, 1 treble crochet in the 1st treble crochet 2 chain stitches, skip 5 stitches, * in the next treble crochet work as follows: 2 treble crochets, 1 chain stitch, 2 treble crochet, 2 chain stitches, skip 6 stitches *. Repeat * - * 3 more times, but on last repeat skip 5 stitches (instead of 6 stitches) and crochet 2 treble crochets in the 3rd chain stitch from previous row. Change to the main color at the last pull through, turn piece.

ROW 3: Work 1 chain stitch, 1 double crochet in the 1st treble crochet. Now work around the chain stitches in the row below and in the treble crochets 2 rows below like this: Skip 1 treble crochet 1 row below and 1 treble crochet 2 rows below, work 1 treble crochet in each of the 2 next treble crochets. * Work 2 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around the chain stitch in the heart, 2 chain crochets, skip 2 treble crochets in the heart and 2 treble crochets from 2 rows below, 1 treble crochet in each of the 2 next treble crochets, skip 2 treble crochets *, repeat *-* 2 more times. Work 2 chain stitches, 1 double crochet around the chain stitch in the heart, 2 chain stitches, skip 2 treble crochets from 2 row below, 1 treble crochet in each of the 2 next treble crochets, 1 chain stitch and 1 double crochet in the 3rd chain stitch from previous row, turn piece.

ROW 4: Work 3 chain stitches, 1 treble crochet in the next chain stitch, 1 treble crochet in each of the 2 next treble crochet. * work 2 treble crochets around the next chain stitches, 1 treble crochet in the next double crochet, 2 treble crochet around the next chain stitches, 1 treble crochets in each of the next 2 treble crochets *, repeat * - * 3 more times. Finish with 2 treble crochets in the last stitch and change color (heart color 2) in the last pull through, turn piece and cut the thread.

Repeat row 2 - 4 to the desired length.

We work with the yarn DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio in the video and we have use DROPS Cotton Merion from Garnstudio from in the little piece.

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